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First City Squares graduation
The pull factor: Retail industry indicative of Bemidji's regional draw
Crime report: Sentencings for Dec. 12 and 15
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to sex assault
Pair amend pleas in Blackduck burglary
WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
GIRLS HOCKEY: Brainerd scores late to beat Bemidji
GYMNASTICS: Bemidji third at Davies Invite
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
May 19, 2012
Section 8A softball tourney begins Tuesday
BLACKDUCK - The Section 8A girls softball playoffs begin Tuesday and Blackduck earned the fifth seed in the North Sub-Section field. The Drakes will open at No. 4 Red Lake County. Kelliher-Northome received the sixth seed and the Mustangs will begin their tournament at No. 3 Lake...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
May 17, 2012
Brunelle, Wind do what is necessary to return to state meet
CASS LAKE -- Don't let their calm demeanor on the driving range fool you. Dakotah Brunelle and Cody Wind take their golf seriously. The Cass Lake-Bena duo has been ranked in the state's top 10 in Class A for nearly the entire season. And although both Brunelle and Wind -- tied for...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Area Roundup: Cass Lake-Bena thumps Kelliher-Northome
BEMIDJI - The Cass Lake-Bena baseball team won three of four games last week, including Monday's 10-0 victory over Kelliher-Northome at the Bemidji State University diamond. Jake Ellis ripped a pair of hits and Nic Rairdon scored three runs to lead the Panthers and Caleb Fisher went...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 13, 2012
Blackduck School Board holds special meeting
A special Blackduck School Board meeting was held May 7. This meeting has about four agenda items with the main focus on the interim superintendent position. Board Chair Cynthia Nord called the meeting to order but before the meeting got underway, the board had to moved the agenda...
May 13, 2012 - 5:35pm
Fishing contest set
The Blackduck Public School Marketing Committee will be hosting a fishing contest for students enrolled at Blackduck School May 19. Drakes on the Lake begins at 10 a.m. and is open to all students 15 and under. This is a free contest; however, if you do not have a boat or other watercraft...
May 13, 2012 - 5:34pm
May 9, 2012
Drakes improve to 11-2
BLACKDUCK - Blackduck continues to dominate the area baseball scene as the Drakes went 3-0 last week to improve to 11-2. Winners of seven consecutive games, Blackduck defeated Lake of the Woods 13-7, Cass Lake-Bena 9-1 and Red Lake 13-1. Tuesday the Drakes were scheduled to host...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
May 6, 2012
Blackduck Lions Club donates to school
May 6, 2012 - 8:51pm
May 2, 2012
Area high school roundup: Fisher reaches 100 hits
CASS LAKE - After starting the season 0-2 the Cass Lake-Bena baseball team appears to have regained its footing. Last week the Panthers ran their winning streak to four games and upped their overall record to 4-2 with a pair of victories. The week began with a 7-5 victory over Kelliher-Northome...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 29, 2012
Save the track program at BHS
An event is planned to save the track program at Blackduck High School and everyone is encouraged to take healthy strides and help our students to continue a sport which offers lifelong benefits. Did you know that students who run/jog for exercise in their youth are more likely to...
April 29, 2012 - 3:29am
Kelliher Board adopts policies
Members of the Kelliher School Board met April 12 with everyone present including visitors Betty Mohs, Walter Mohs, Calvin Mayers, Carly Amsden, Janice Hanson, Kelly Metzler, Debra Ledford, Alyssa Daken, Jennifer Wickham, Kisha Heck, Renae Swanson, Rachel Washenberger, Danielle Nistler,...
April 29, 2012 - 3:27am
Blackduck state speakers earn third and four place
Two BHS speakers earned medals in the prestigious Minnesota State High School League's State Speech Tournament April 20 at Chanhassen High School. Matthew Jedlicka earned the third place medal in the category of Serious Interpretation of Drama and Tyler Dobmeier earned the fourth...
April 29, 2012 - 3:24am
Northome School Board lose two to retirement
The Northome and Indus School Board met in regular session April 11 with all members present. Following the approval of the agenda, the board approved the minutes of the March 14 meeting gave approval for the District payment of $149,570.42 for accounts payable invoices and $36,180.69...
April 29, 2012 - 3:21am
April 22, 2012
School board to advertise for Interim Superintendent
The school board held its normal monthly meeting April 16 with a packed room. Approximately 75 community members, parents, teachers and business owners crowded into the media center. The meeting was called to order by chair Cynthia Nord. Before items on the agenda were addressed,...
April 22, 2012 - 12:00am
April 15, 2012
Blackduck School Board Agenda
Agenda for Regular Board Meeting April 16, 2012 6:30 p.m. High School Media Center I. Call to Order - Pledge II. Agenda Changes III. Approval of Minutes IV. Chairperson's Announcements A. Good Things Happening 1. 4th, 5th and 6th graders are working very hard getting ready...
April 15, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Solway Elementary School garden marks third year
This spring marks the third year students and others at Solway Elementary School will have the opportunity to plant seeds in their very own school garden. The garden, which is 50 feet by 60 feet in size, started after the school district received a grant from the Statewide Health...
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April 11, 2012 - 12:00am